weight gain

Pandemic weight gain: The average American has added how much?

Most of us have heard of the expression Freshman 15, an arbitrary estimate of weight gained by first year college students who, while on campus, are believed to increase their alcohol intake and indulge in fat and carbohydrate-rich food from university cafeterias and nearby restaurants. (In...

Men: 6 reasons you’ve suddenly gained weight

Sometimes, you don't have to think too hard about why you picked up a few extra pounds. Like all those "special occasions" (hey, it's Tuesday night!) that involve special-occasion foods like wings and brownies. Or a crushing workload at the office or at home that doesn't...